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Best Places To Live In Dayton, MN

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  • Dayton, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 5,031
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Falcon Heights, MN
  • 24.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,534
79
  • Albertville, MN
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,286
79
  • Plymouth, MN
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 75,105
  • I have always enjoyed going to Plymouth and I try to go as often as I can. The city boasts nature reserves, parks and golf courses, so there is plenty to do if you are the outdoor-sy type like me. The
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  • Champlin, MN
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,929
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  • St. Anthony, MN
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,790
77
  • Wayzata, MN
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,296
76
  • Long Lake, MN
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,704
76
  • East Bank-Nicollet Island, Minneapolis, MN
  • 21.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,465
76
  • Big Lake, MN
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,393
75
  • Lowry Hill, Minneapolis, MN
  • 21.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,912
75
  • Osseo, MN
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,612
74
  • Cedar-Isles-Dean, Minneapolis, MN
  • 22.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,385
74
  • Lauderdale, MN
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,472
74
  • Isanti, MN
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,453
74
  • Hanover, MN
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,064
74
  • Buffalo, MN
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,927
74
  • Orono, MN
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,772
74
  • Montrose, MN
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,046
73
  • Monticello, MN
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,214
73
  • Rogers, MN
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,284
73
  • Becker, MN
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,677
73
  • Kenwood, Minneapolis, MN
  • 21.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,535
72
  • Maple Plain, MN
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,812
72
  • Arden Hills, MN
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,126
72
  • New Brighton, MN
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,233
72
  • Elk River, MN
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,743
72
  • Rockford, MN
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,229
72
  • Loretto, MN
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 672
71
  • Circle Pines, MN
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,947
71
  • Ramsey, MN
  • 3.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,329
71
  • Lexington, MN
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,965
71
  • Andover, MN
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,906
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  • East Bethel, MN
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,618
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  • Greenfield, MN
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,888
71
  • Corcoran, MN
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,572
71
  • Delano, MN
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,754
70
  • Roseville, MN
  • 23.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,254
70
  • Ham Lake, MN
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,878
70
  • Shoreview, MN
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,161
70
  • Independence, MN
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,687
70
  • Medicine Lake, MN
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 315
69
  • Saint Anthony, St. Paul, MN
  • 24.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,648
69
  • Maple Grove, MN
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66,969
  • I moved to the Twin Cities when I was 22, and it didn't take me long to realize I'd made a mistake. Oh, they were nice enough - the scenery was gorgeous, and there was always plenty to do - but coming
69
  • St. Anthony city (Stearns County), MN
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 106
69
  • Como, St. Paul, MN
  • 25.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,315
69
  • Golden Valley, MN
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,040
69
  • Columbia Heights, MN
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,689
69
  • St. Francis, MN
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,377
68
  • St. Michael, MN
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,045
68
  • Nowthen, MN
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,562

Listed above are the best places to live in Dayton, MN for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Dayton, MN, followed by the best places to live near Dayton, MN, sorted by Livability Score.

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